Your guide to ditching spam comments

Many bloggers + website owners have a hard time deciding whether they want to allow comments or not. For many, the struggle with managing spam comments makes it not worth it. If that’s the only thing holding you back from having comments on your site — let this post guide you through getting rid of […]

New comment email alerts

Before digging into the email alert that WordPress sends, you’ll first want to make sure your email address is set correctly in WordPress. That way you’ll get these messages when they are sent. Once you’re logged in, head to Settings > General. Check the Email Address set right below your URL. If it’s not an […]

changing your email address

Whether out of security or not, newer versions of WordPress have made the task of changing your account email address a little more cumbersome. To be honest, I’m ok with it. Because it is a step towards keeping things more secure. In the past, you could go to your profile, change the email address listed, […]

How to update your WordPress site

In the video, I referenced a few elements that you can dig into in more detail with the articles below. WordPress backup plugin options Why you need a staging site Written instructions for running your updates tiny blue orange WordPress hosting

Using the featured image setting to your advantage

All WordPress pages + posts have an element in the editor called Featured Image. It’s located in the right sidebar, typically near the bottom. (Though this can change depending on what plugins you are using.) Social media sharing The biggest reason that I recommend site owners use this function is because it is what most […]

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